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How Police Brutality Shaped New York City

by Bruce Chadwick Headlines about New York City police officer violence against civilians, including murders, have splashed across the front pages of newspapers and television screen for years. Just recently, a member of the NYPD choked to death Eric Garner, father

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Posted in Modern History

Seymour Berkson: An Open Letter to the Mad Bomber

Seymour Berkson

by Michael Cannell Seymour Berkson may have been the only New Yorker to recoil at the sight of the psychiatric profile published on the front page of The New York Times on Christmas Day, 1956.

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Posted in Contemporary History
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